Eight May graduates have earned the opportunity to start their professional careers in Europe. Five are on their way to Spain and three to France after receiving assistantship positions to teach English during the upcoming academic year.
June 8th, 2011 | Alumni
With a degree in art history, Mary Tribble (‘82) left Wake Forest and started her own company. In her 25-year career as an event organizer, nothing compares to her next assignment — the 2012 Democratic National Convention.
Headed for a job interview? If so, Dave Orton (‘77), CEO of Aptina Imaging, says you might want to emphasize your ability to recognize opportunities, remain flexible and stay ahead of the crowd.
Four recent Wake Forest graduates have been awarded Fulbright scholarships — the most prestigious international exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government — to teach English or conduct research abroad during the next year.
Monday was the start of a big week for Anna Walker and Joe Hester. Five days after graduating from Wake Forest, they’re getting married in Winston-Salem. They were among about 945 undergraduates and 700 graduate and professional students to receive diplomas during Wake Forest’s commencement ceremony on Hearn Plaza Monday morning. “The last four years [...]
The force was with computer junkies Chad (’02) and Casey (’06) Pugh, who turned a classic film into an Emmy-winning Webcast.
For nearly 20 years, Professor of Political Science Helga Welsh has been reaching out to students as a partner in education — embracing a concept of learning that pairs classroom work with mentoring relationships.
Thanks to donors Karyn and Tom Dingledine, a new learning center is available to students studying abroad in Nicaragua. The facility, dedicated in February, supports learning opportunities for students from all areas of the University who have a desire to provide services within the fields of healthcare, business, science, society, law and cross-cultural exchanges. The [...]
Irene Piccolo, the mother of Wake Forest legend Brian Piccolo, has died. Brian Piccolo’s battle with cancer was immortalized in the 1971 movie “Brian’s Song.” That same year, Wake Forest students established the Brian Piccolo Cancer Fund Drive, which has raised more than $1 million for cancer research.
The Schools of Business Family Business Center and Business North Carolina magazine presented the N.C. Family Business of the Year Awards. Honorees include Prentiss Baker III (’65), Russ Stephenson (’60), Philip Kelley Sr. (MBA ’77, P ’11) and Roger Vaughn (’74).